Introduction to English Linguistics (Google eBook)

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Walter de Gruyter, Apr 7, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 254 pages
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This successful textbook introduces beginning university students of English to the study of English linguistics. Now updated and expanded, the second edition features a more detailed discussion of the differences between British and North American English, and explains the differences in the two traditions of phonetic transcription. Introduction to English Linguistics concentrates on gaining expertise and analytical skills in the traditional core areas of linguistics, i.e. phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Each chapter is accompanied by exercises and suggestions for further reading. A glossary and an index facilitate access to terms and topics.
  

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Contents

phonetics
1
phonology
29
morphology
70
syntax
111
semantics
140
pragmatics
176
historical linguistics sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics
210
Backmatter
231
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Ingo Plag, Maria Braun, Sabine Lappe,and Mareile Schramm, University of Siegen, Germany.

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